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Oral history interview with David P. Weikart [electronic resource], 1998

Creator: Weikart, David P
Project: Carnegie Corporation project. Pt. 2.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 107 pages video file : digital preservation master, mxf files sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Childhood: born Youngstown, Ohio, son of social workers; Oberlin College: B.A., psychology, 1949-1953; service in United States Marine Corps, 1953-1955; University of Michigan: Ph.D., education and psychology, 1956-1958; psychologist, chief diagnostician, MIchigan public school system; interest in early childhood education; formation of High/Scope Perry Study: research on education of economically disadvantaged preschool children, funding from Carnegie Corporation; experiments in infant education; changes in grantmaking philosophy; reminiscences of colleagues.


Access Conditions

Copyright held by The Carnegie Corporation of New York for session recorded in audio (Session 1). Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York for session recorded in video (Session 2), 1999.

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